Construction News

SMART Balustrades Expands Portfolio


SMART Balustrades has expanded its services, thanks to an increased demand for outside space from homeowners and house builders alike.

Survey Highlights Skills Shortage


Stephen Whatling of BSC writes about the skills shortage, and how the Coronavirus pandemic has impacted on this.

Northumberland Flood Scheme Begins


On Friday September 11th 2020, Hexham MP Guy Opperman visited the site where vital work to improve flood defences in a Northumberland town.

Great Marlborough Estates Acquire Site


Great Marlborough has acquired Empire House, a vacant office building which overlooks Chiswick High Road for redevelopment purposes.

Willmott Dixon Secure Emergency Service Work


Willmott Dixon has been chosen to build a new £18 million custody suite for Bedfordshire Police and will be located at Kempston headquarters

Work Begins on Energy Efficient Housing


Work has begun at Bingham and Parkview in North East Edinburgh to build brand new affordable housing, and will be lead by the local council

Engineers Deliver Steel for HS2 Tunnel


Another major milestone has been passed at HS2’s first tunnel site, with the completion of structural work on the temporary pre-cast factory

APB Invest £370K to Repair River Wall


ABP has invested £370K in a project to repair the ‘New Cut’ river wall in Ipswich, to preserve the integrity of the historic wall.

Huge Opportunities for Industrial Construction


The huge spike in the value of major industrial planning approvals show a bright future for the industrial construction sector.

Baxall Enlist Asite’s Help


Baxall Construction has chosen Asite to provide a PPM solution to support their group of community improvement projects